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This workshop is based on Dr. John Gottman’s four decades of research with over 3,000 couples.                  This experiential workshop will teach you exactly what successful couples do to foster romance and harmony in their relationship.

A Gottman workshop grounded on what actually works in relationships that are happy and stable!

Facilitated by Southern Idaho’s only Certified Gottman Therapist: Shirlene Elledge LCSW who has over 30 years experience helping couples.
94% of couples who attend report positive results.

What previous attendees have said…

“Today feels like the beginning of a new way of being friends and lovers. Thank you SO MUCH for making this experience so accessible!” (Boise, ID)

“Thank you Shirlene for helping us stay on track and make a breakthrough with a long-term perpetual issue! This has been invaluable”. (Salt Lake City, UT)

“We drove from Montana to attend and the time and effort was totally worth it! We needed this weekend. We are excited about the new tools and the breakthrough we made in being more intimate. Thank you!” (Bozeman, MT)

“This is our second time attending ASL and we gained just as much this time as last time. It is such a great experience”. (Salt Lake City, UT)

Workshop Topics:

  • Identify relationship strengths and how to build on them.
  • Learn small, easy steps that increase romance in your relationship.
  • Learn how Love Maps provide a solid foundation for your marital intimacy.
  • Create an emotional bank account you can draw on in times of stress.
  • Develop your problem-solving skills.
  • Use the fondness and admiration system to renew respect and care for one another.
  • Learn to recognize the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and what to do if they are attacking your marriage.
  • Learn about the effects of physiological flooding and how it may affect conflict resolution.

Couples Learn How to:

  • Foster respect, affection, and closeness
  • Build and share a deeper connection with each other’s inner world
  • Keep conflict discussions calm
  • Break through and resolve conflict gridlock
  • Strengthen and maintain the successes in your relationship

Who Should Attend:

  • Those with a strong relationship will leave with insights and tools to foster further friendship, closeness, and trust.
  • Those with a distressed relationship will leave with a greater understanding of their relationship and a road map for repair.
  • There is no public disclosure in this workshop. All experiential exercises are contained within the couple relationship.

Workshop Details:

  • Friday, 8:30 am – 5 pm
  • Saturday, 8:30 am – 5 pm
  • 7669 W. Riverside Dr. Suite 101. Boise, ID 83714. Adlerian Life Suite
  • $797 per couple – Is the Early-Bird Discount rate which ends 6 weeks prior to the workshop. No exceptions. Regular rate: $877
    • Active Mental Health Professional: 14 CE’s available. Learn the skills to use with your couples clients. $50 discount. You must show active mental health license on the first day of the workshop and include license number on registration.
    • One discount per couple
    • All discounts end 6 weeks prior to the workshop. Regular registration per couple: $895.00

Register today to strengthen your relationship!

Please note: Cancellation 30 days prior to the workshop will receive a refund minus $60 processing fee or option to transfer once to another workshop within one year. Once registration and payment are received you will be contacted to complete your registration process.

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The Gottman workshop includes a couple’s Art and Science of Love Box Set which includes 2 workbooks and your workshop materials.